Vaya (South Africa: 2016)

Director

Akin Omotoso

Cast list

Warren Masemola ...
Xolani
Sihle Xaba ...
Nhlanhla
Phuthi Nakene ...
Patricia
Harriet Manamela ...
Grace
Zimkhitha Nyoka ...
Zanele
Azwile Chamane-Madiba ...
Zodwa
Jabulani Mthembu ...
Jabu
Mncedisi Shabangu ...
Madoda
Emmanuel Nkosinathi Gweva ...
Sabata
Nomonde Mbusi ...
Thobeka
Msimang Sibusiso ...
Nkulu

Credits

Produced by

Ronnie Apteker ... producer
Marc Baleiza ... associate producer
Rethabile Mothobi ... producer
Akin Omotoso ... producer
Harriet Perlman ... producer
Robbie Thorpe ... producer

Music by

Joel Assaizky

Cinematography by

Kabelo Thathe

Film Editing by

Vuyani Sondlo

Casting By

Moonyeenn Lee

Art Direction by

Amanda Scholtz

Sound Department

Andrea Rusch ... dialogue editor

Camera and Electrical Department

Luca Aversa ... digital imaging technician

Synopsis

Three strangers head to Johannesburg for different reasons. One man accepts a job offer from his cousin. Another young man must go to the city to claim his father's body. And the third stranger is a woman who takes her young cousin to live with her mother for the first time. Each of their tales end up taking a wrong turn as those they turn to betray them and their lives end up intersecting each other's in this thriller about surviving in the city.

Reviews

Slater, S. “TIFF Review: ‘Vaya’ and ‘We Are Never Alone’ Bring Harrowing Tales of Two Cities.Awards Circuit.

Vourlias, C. “Director Akin Omotoso on His Multilinear ‘Vaya,’ About Johannesburg Street Life.Variety.

Adams, R. “Different Worlds, Same Sun – Vaya (Film Review).” Vulture Hound.

Ogunrinade, A. “Akin Omotoso Dazzles Audience with the World Premiere of “Vaya.”” Flick Africa.

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